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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Kimberly Agnello is board certified in both veterinary surgery and sports medicine and rehabilitation.
Kimberly Agnello
DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR
Surgery
Kimberly Agnello
DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery and Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kimberly Agnello is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery and fracture repair.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of California, Davis
  • Fellowship, Orthopedics, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Agnello lives with her daughter and golden retriever. She enjoys exercising, particularly running.
Dr. Jessica Kielb Basile is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Jessica Kielb Basile
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Jessica Kielb Basile
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jessica Kielb Basile’s particular clinical interests include sepsis, treatment of complicated shock cases, abnormal blood sodium levels, and canine trauma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Northfield IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Science, Illinois State University, Normal
Dr. Basile was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She has a grey dog named Byrdie and a grey cat named Lou. She enjoys yoga, running and traveling with her husband.
Dr. Rebecca Bernstein is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Rebecca Bernstein
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Rebecca Bernstein is particularly interested in toxicology cases, fluid resuscitation of trauma patients, and emergency anesthesia.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Philadelphia PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Bernstein’s hobbies include interior decorating, home remodeling, Bikram Yoga and anything food-related. She and her husband have a great Dane named Humboldt, and all three are regular volunteers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as part of their pet therapy program.
Dr. Maribeth Bossbaly is board certified in veterinary cardiology.
Maribeth Bossbaly
VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Cardiology
Maribeth Bossbaly
VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Maribeth Bossbaly has years of experience in veterinary cardiology and a number of areas of special interest to include:
• The therapeutic use of pimobendan in cats
• The use of pimobendan in pre-clinical myxomatous mitral valve disease
• Diagnosis and serial evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats
• Doberman cardiomyopathy and boxer arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
• The study of premature endocardiosis of cavalier King Charles spaniels
• Taurine deficiency and dilated cardiomyopathy in golden retrievers
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Bossbaly enjoys the outdoors, yoga, kickboxing, organic cooking, sailing and travel abroad, especially to Spain, where her husband’s family lives. She and her husband have three children and two dogs, Baloo and Chaz, who is a certified therapy dog.
Dr. Ana Cáceres is board certified in veterinary radiology.
Ana Cáceres
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Ana Cáceres
DVM, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Ana Cáceres has a special interest in computed tomography (CT); angiography, which is a procedure to X-ray blood and lymph vessels using a radiopaque substance; ultrasonography of the thorax, abdomen and musculoskeletal system; and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine, thorax, abdomen, nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, AL
Dr. Cáceres likes salsa dancing. She has two American bulldogs, Maximilian and Abigail, and three cats, Molly, Stephanie and Baby.
Dr. Arielle Camp is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Arielle Camp
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Arielle Camp is an emergency veterinary clinician whose special areas of interest are fluid therapy in critically ill animals, and trauma.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Rochester, NY
Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Camp enjoys biking, yoga and cooking. She and her husband have a dog named Frankie.
Dr. Peter Chapman is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Peter Chapman
BVetMed, DACVIM, DECVIM, MRCVS
Internal Medicine
Peter Chapman
BVetMed, DACVIM, DECVIM, MRCVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Peter Chapman is especially interested in endocrinology, gastroenterology and hematology. He also lectures extensively and is an examiner for the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, England
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
Dr. Chapman and his wife have two children. He enjoys running with Bodhi, his four-legged partner, and baking bread.
Dr. Fiamma De Witte is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Fiamma De Witte
DVM
Internal Medicine
Fiamma De Witte
DVM
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Fiamma De Witte is especially interested in hepatic diseases, gastro-intestinal diseases, hematology and electrolyte disorders and infectious diseases. She is fluent in both Spanish and French.
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services, Levittown PA
  • Residency, Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Equine Medicine & Surgery, Palm Beach FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Belgium
Dr. De Witte grew up in both Mexico and Belgium. When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, engaging in sports (including dancing) and cultural activities. She has a daughter, a cat named Simone, two guinea pigs and a fish.
Dr. Lauren Deahl is board certified in small animal surgery.
Lauren Deahl
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Lauren Deahl
DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery - Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lauren Deahl’s clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic disease and fracture repair, and treating surgical emergencies.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center, Westbury NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center, Fairfax VA
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg
Dr. Deahl’s favorite pastimes include yoga, weight training, cooking and beach time with family, especially in the Caribbean. She also volunteers with rescue organizations. She has a dog named Bubbles.
Joseph Eagleson
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Joseph Eagleson
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Joseph Eagleson is particularly interested in spinal surgery, seizure management and central nervous system (CNS) inflammatory disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Eagleson lives with his wife, who is a veterinary internist, their son, and three dogs and a cat. Dr. Eagleson enjoys traveling, snowboarding and hiking.
Dr. Jamie Etish is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Jamie Etish
VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Jamie Etish
VMD, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jamie Etish’s particular interests include gastroenterology, endocrinology and hematology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Etish lives with her husband, son and pets: Brittany spaniel Marley, and cat Goose. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, swimming and stand-up paddle boarding.
Dr. Margaret Fortney is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Margaret Fortney
DVM
Internal Medicine
Margaret Fortney
DVM
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Margaret Fortney enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, especially gastrointestinal disease and performing GI endoscopy. She is also interested in immune-mediated hematologic disorders, diabetic ketoacidosis and renal disease.
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospitals, Philadelphia PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology & Anthropology, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Fortney lives with her husband and has a 3-year-old Labrador. In her downtime, she loves to run and has completed several marathons. She also enjoys hiking, spending time outside, painting and drawing.
Dr. Kevin Frame is a veterinarian in our surgery service.
Kevin Frame
BVSc
Surgery
Dr. Kevin Frame is passionate about surgery. He is especially interested in orthopedics, including arthroscopy, cranial cruciate ligament disease, developmental conditions/angular limb deformities, and fracture repair. He also enjoys reconstructive surgery, surgical oncology and neurology.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry & Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans LA
Dr. Frame’s interests outside of work include travel, backpacking, snowboarding, live music, basketball and rugby. He has a ginger cat named Brooklyn and a dog named Juno.
Dr. Caleb Frankel is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Caleb Frankel
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Caleb Frankel is passionate about both medicine and technology used in medicine. He loves treating immune-mediated emergencies and educating first responders and veterinary professionals on animal first aid, CPR and emergency pharmacology. He started a software company, Instinct Science, which provides software to the veterinary industry that helps hospitals to modernize and streamline their workflow.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Coral Springs Animal Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Frankel likes traveling, playing or watching team sports, and spending time with his wife and five sons: one dog, one cat and three humans.
Dr. Jerome Glickstein is a clinician in our ophthalmology service.
Jerome Glickstein
VMD
Ophthalmology
Jerome Glickstein
VMD
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jerome Glickstein is interested in all aspects of ophthalmic medicine and surgery.
  • Fellowship, Ophthalmology Pathology, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Stephanie Harrier is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Stephanie Harrier
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Harrier’s particular clinical interests include trauma, shock, diabetic ketoacidosis and feline lower urinary tract disease (including urethra obstruction).
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Harrier enjoys playing roller derby, reading, cooking and traveling. She and her wife have four very large cats, Bug, Sweetie, Zulu and Ayo, and one small dog named Macaroni.
Dr. Melissa Java is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Melissa Java
VMD, DACVECC
Critical Care
Melissa Java
VMD, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Melissa Java’s special clinical interests include systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and sepsis, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Java has a number of rescued pets including pitbull Merc, bull terrier Coupe, potbelly pig Chester, cat Oldz, African grey Thunderbird, ducks Rod and Piston, cockatiel Billy, lovebird Stumpy, and guinea pig Ethel.
Dr. Michael Jennings is board certified in veterinary dentistry.
Michael Jennings
VMD, DAVDC
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Michael Jennings
VMD, DAVDC
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michael Jennings has a particular interest in feline stomatitis, oral tumors, advanced periodontal surgery and endodontic therapy.
  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Residency, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Jennings and his husband enjoy gardening, running and attempting DIY projects around the house.
Dr. Alan Klag is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Alan Klag
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Alan Klag
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alan Klag is particularly interested in gastroenterology, hematology, endocrinology and nephrology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, Springfield MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
Dr. Klag enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, two cats and a dog. He is passionate about cars and hockey.
Dr. Ariana Lopez is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Ariana Lopez
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ariana Lopez particularly enjoys feline medicine, ocular emergencies and treating toxicities.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classical Civilizations, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Dr. Lopez has many hobbies, including long-distance running, cinema and travel. She has two rescue black cats named Darwin and Dharma.
Dr. Albert Lynch is a resident in our surgery service.
Albert Lynch
BVM&S
Surgery
Dr. Albert Lynch is a resident in our surgery service. His particular interests include fracture repair, arthroscopy and soft tissue surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital, CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital, CA
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Science, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Dr. Lynch and his wife, who is also a veterinarian, have a cat named Phil. They like trekking, snowboarding and traveling.
Dr. Megan Mackalonis is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Megan Mackalonis
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Megan Mackalonis’ clinical interests include pain management, trauma, behavior, and exotic companion animal medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Mackalonis shares her home with a snuggly dachshund named Darby and a curmudgeonly Chihuahua named Taco along with a few pocket pets. She enjoys hiking and painting, and she sings in a choir.
Dr. Alexander MacLeod is board certified in veterinary radiology.
Alexander "Sandy" MacLeod
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Alexander "Sandy" MacLeod
DVM, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alexander “Sandy” MacLeod has a particular interest in abdominal ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and abdomen, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. MacLeod enjoys grilling, brewing his own beer and running. He and his wife, a veterinary surgeon at our hospitals, have two sons, a three-legged German shepherd dog named Luke, two miniature dachshunds, The Geck and Freckle, and one cat named Fatty McTunapants.
Dr. Jennifer MacLeod is board certified in veterinary surgery.
Jennifer MacLeod
VMD, DACVS
Surgery
Jennifer MacLeod
VMD, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer MacLeod’s clinical interests include neurosurgery, oncologic surgery and fracture management.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. MacLeod and her husband, a radiologist at our hospital, have two sons. Their pet family includes three-legged German shepherd dog Luke, dachshunds The Geck and Freckle, and a fuzzy cat named Fatty McTunapants. Dr. MacLeod enjoys the outdoors, reading and jogging.
Dr. Jennifer Magilton is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Jennifer Magilton
VMD, MLAS
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Magliton enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland OR
  • Master of Laboratory Animal Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Caroline Maguire is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Caroline Maguire
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Caroline Maguire has a particular interest in wound care and toxicology.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Maguire enjoys hiking, road trips, and exploring all that Philly has to offer. She has a pitbull named Skippy and three very vocal cats, Charlie, Stella, and Nelson.
Dr. Rachel Manchester is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Rachel Manchester
BVetMed (Hons), MRCVS
Emergency Medicine
A dedicated clinician, Dr. Rachel Manchester is interested in all facets of emergency medicine, especially ophthalmic emergencies, feline urethral obstructions and toxicology.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal Veterinary College, London, England
  • Bachelor of Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Clemson University, SC
When not at work, Dr. Manchester enjoys traveling, exploring the Philadelphia food scene and spending time with friends and family. She has an amazing tabby cat named Branston.
Dr. Abby Meltzer is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Abby Meltzer
VMD
Internal Medicine
Dr. Abby Meltzer is particularly interested in endocrinology and gastrointestinal disease.
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Hope Advanced Veterinary Center, Vienna VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences. Wellesley College, MA
Dr. Meltzer grew up in northern New Jersey. She is a foodie and really enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants.
Dr. Jennifer Morris is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Jennifer Morris
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Jennifer Morris
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer Morris enjoys all aspects of critical care medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care, Las Vegas NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Ocean State Veterinary Specialists, East Greenwich RI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Dr. Morris has two cats.
Dr. Melissa Murdock is a veterinarian in our anesthesiology and pain management service.
Melissa Murdoch
BVM&S, MS
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Dr. Melissa Murdock has extensive experience in anesthesia. Her clinical interests include critical care cases, perioperative analgesia and local anesthetic techniques.
  • Residency, Small & Large Animal Anesthesia, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Master of Science, Comparative Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Bachelor of Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Dr. Murdock enjoys craft beer and good coffee, learning how to play the ukulele, various arts and crafts, K-pop music, reading fiction and science fiction and walking outdoors. She has one cat, an orange tabby named Mercutio.
Dr. Hanna Murray is board certified in veterinary radiology.
Hanna Murray
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Hanna Murray has a particular interest in abdominal ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) of the head and thorax, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the nervous and system.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Murray enjoys cooking, traveling and photography. She shares her home with Japanese chin Sam, Papillon Beau, Aussie mix Coal, and a cat named Sully.
Dr. Anastasiya Olevska is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Anastasiya Olevska
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Anastasiya Olevska’s particular interests include behavior, dermatology and shock and fluid resuscitation.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Olevska enjoys running, hiking, exploring local breweries, and watching TV with her dog.
Dr. Garret Pachtinger is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Garret Pachtinger
VMD, DACVECC
Critical Care
Garret Pachtinger
VMD, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Garret Pachtinger is passionate about continuing education and has lectured throughout the world on emergency, critical care, trauma and analgesia. He is the co-founder and chief operating officer of VETgirl, a subscription-based podcast and webinar, and has been featured on numerous TV and radio segments. He has many clinical interests including trauma, toxicology, pain management, respiratory disease and mechanical ventilation, management of kidney disease, and fluid therapy in critically ill animals.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Pachtinger enjoys running, weight training, baseball, photography, anything tech, and trying to keep up with his two children.
Dr. Karen Palazzini is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Karen Palazzini
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Karen Palazzini
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Karen Palazzini’s areas of special interest include trauma and wound care.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Palazzini enjoys theater, swimming and spending time with her family, including pets Tino, Tess and Linus.
Dr. Janet Peralta is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Janet Peralta
DVM
Internal Medicine
Dr. Janet Peralta is especially interested in endocrinology, gastrointestinal and liver disease, respiratory disease and feline medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cook College, New Brunswick NJ
Dr. Peralta grew up in Lima, Peru. She likes to cook Peruvian cuisine, read and visit family and friends abroad.
Dr. Alexis Perez is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Alexis Perez
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Alexis Perez
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alexis Perez particularly enjoys treating ocular emergencies and urinary obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, Brooklyn NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois, Chicago
Dr. Perez enjoys time with her two dogs, Chloe and Toby. Together, they enjoy eating, napping and going to the dog park.
Dr. Catherine Popovitch is board certified in veterinary surgery.
Catherine Popovitch
DVM, DACVS, DECVS
Surgery
Catherine Popovitch
DVM, DACVS, DECVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Catherine Popovitch is particularly interest in orthopedic surgery, including total hip replacement, knee reconstruction, cruciate ligament repair, fracture repair and angular limb deformities.
  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Sabrina Reilly is board certified in veterinary anesthesiology and pain management.
Sabrina Reilly
DVM, DACVAA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Sabrina Reilly
DVM, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sabrina Reilly’s particular clinical interests include intravenous anesthesia; pain management before, during and after surgery; local and regional anesthesia and pain management; and anesthesia and pain management in critical/emergency patients.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Anesthesiology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Internship, Equine Medicine, Manor Equine Hospital, Monkton MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
Dr. Reilly loves travel, Muay Thai boxing, western boxing, Savate (French boxing), ice skating and hiking with her two dogs, Quintus and Moira.
Dr. Shelby Reinstein is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology.
Shelby Reinstein
DVM, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Shelby Reinstein
DVM, MS, DACVO
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shelby Reinstein loves public speaking, and has lectured at many conferences, continuing education seminars and local veterinary practices. She is interested in many aspects of ophthalmology including cataract surgery, retinal dysplasias and degenerations, electrodiagnostic vision testing, and eyelid reconstructive surgery.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Vision Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Master of Science, Diagnostic Medicine & Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Reinstein enjoys travelling and trying new restaurants. She shares her home with her husband, a criticalist at our hospital, and their two cats, Nadia and Joie.
Dr. Isabel Salinas is a resident in our surgery service.
Isabel Salinas
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Isabel Salinas enjoys both soft tissue and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, Dallas TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Animal Specialty Group, Los Angeles CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Salinas grew up in the mountains of Colorado and loves hiking, a good book and traveling.
Dr. Rosanna Scali is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Rosanna Scali
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Rosanna Scali
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rosanna Scali particularly enjoys wound care and treating urinary obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
Dr. Scali’s greatest adventures include white water rafting down the Zambezi River, bungee jumping off Victoria Falls Bridge, and skydiving. She has a passion for working out in high-intensity training settings, but also enjoys crafting. She and her husband have a daughter, two cats, Roo and Tuna Salad Sandwich, and a dog named Lilly Beaner.
Dr. Sean Schubmehl is a resident in our surgery service.
Sean Schubmehl
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Sean Schubmehl’s clinical interests include cardiothoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and surgical emergencies, particularly trauma.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Conshohocken PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Geneseo State University, NY
  • Associate of Science, Veterinary Technology, Alfred State College, New York
Dr. Schubmehl grew up on a small farm in Western New York. He likes hunting, fishing and Crossfit.
Dr. Virginia Shen is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Virginia Shen
VMD, MHS
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Virginia Shen enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Virginia-Maryland College, Blacksburg VA
  • Master of Health Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Shen likes exploring Philadelphia with her golden retriever Ikon, hiking, or at the rock climbing gym. She also has a chubby kitty named Remington.
Dr. Ian Spiegel is board certified in veterinary dermatology.
Ian Spiegel
MHS, VMD, DACVD
Dermatology
Ian Spiegel
MHS, VMD, DACVD
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology
Dermatology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Ian Spiegel is a consultant for a number of veterinary organization and publications. His particular clinical interests include bacterial and yeast infections, ear disease, managing allergies, autoimmune skin disease, parasitology and dermatology-related pharmacology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Health Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD
Dr. Spiegel likes cooking, music, movies and exercising. He and his wife have two children, two cats and a dog. The family enjoys the outdoors, New York City, helping animals and traveling.
Dr. Morgan Spinelli is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Morgan Spinelli
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Morgan Spinelli’s clinical interests include pharmacology, sepsis, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology and dermatological manifestations of systemic disease.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington D.C.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dr. Spinelli’s favorite pastimes include cycling classes, trying Philadelphia restaurants, strolling down the Schuylkill River Trail, attending theater, dance and musical performances, and curling up with a good book and cup of coffee. She has a Siberian husky named Basil and a calico cat, Joplin.
Dr. Jennifer Stevens is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Jennifer Stevens
DVM
Internal Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Stevens special interests are infectious disease and endocrinology.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, ASPCA Animal Hospital, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Originally from South Jersey, Dr. Stevens has a greyhound named Baxter. Favorite pastimes include running, swimming, yoga, reading and exploring Philadelphia.
Dr. Carly Sullivan is a resident in our surgery service.
Carly Sullivan
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Carly Sullivan is interested in orthopedic, soft tissue and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Internship, Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Surgery, Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Austin
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg
Dr. Sullivan enjoys working out, cooking new recipes and exploring Philadelphia, especially the restaurants.
Dr. Rebecca Syring is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Rebecca Syring
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Rebecca Syring
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rebecca Syring’s clinical interests include traumatic brain injury, traumatology, fluid resuscitation of the critical animal, and respiratory disorders.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Syring is a huge fan of boxer dogs. Her favorite pastimes include working out at her local Crossfit gym as well as gardening, reading and cooking.
Dr. Laura Tseng is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Laura Tseng
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Laura Tseng
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laura Tseng’s particular clinical interests include management of shock and trauma patients and endocrine emergencies.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship, Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Dr. Tseng enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, hiking, traveling and spending time with her dog Ginger Snap and cat Perry.
Dr. Kathryn Venanzi Umstetter is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Kathryn Umstetter Venanzi
BVMS, MRCVS, MLAS
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Katie Umstetter Venanzi has a particular interest in trauma; shock; endocrine emergencies, including diabetic ketoacidosis and Addisonian crisis; and feline lower urinary tract disease, especially urethral obstruction.
  • Master of Laboratory Animal Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Scranton, PA
Dr. Venanzi and her husband like hiking, concerts and going to any Philly sporting events. They have two cats.
Dr. Cameron Wood is a resident in our internal medicine service.
Cameron Wood
DVM
Internal Medicine
Dr. Cameron Wood’s special interests are immune-mediated diseases and endocrinology.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Marcos CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
Dr. Wood is married and has a pit bull. He likes finding new food to try, traveling and hiking.

Technicians (VTS)

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Kathy Amato
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Kathy Amato
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Kathleen Amato likes the intensity of helping to treat a critical patient in the emergency room, and she always finds a positive outcome to be particularly satisfying. Away from the hospital, she enjoys long walks with her family and dogs.
Carol Fitzpatrick is a certified veterinary technician with a specialty certification in cardiology.
Carol Fitzpatrick
CVT, VTS (Cardiology)
Ophthalmology
Carol Fitzpatrick
CVT, VTS (Cardiology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Cardiology)
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
After spending many years in the specialty of cardiology, Carol Fitzpatrick moved over to the ophthalmology team to help with a staffing shortage, and she’s been there ever since. She finds it rewarding to help pets see again and enjoys educating owners on eye disease. Her favorite pastime is birding, which she does almost every weekend. Maizie is her dog, and Lily and Ivy are her two cats.